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James Fitzgerald

Developer ~ Designer ~ Lecturer

  • BORN : April 14, 1983
  • EMAIL : info@jamesfitz.ie
  • Nationality : Irish

About me

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

I am a teacher, web developer, graphic designer and audio engineer with over 10 years experience with multimedia, teaching and eLearning. I currently work for the GRETB in Galway Community College where I have my own QQI Level 6 Course in Multimedia & Web Development. My role also involves implementing eLearning strategies for over 600 students combined with graphic design and web development both front end and back for the college.

Work Experience

PREVIOUS JOBS

LECTURER AT GALWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

COMMUNITY COLLEGE
MARCH 2008 - PRESENT

I joined GCC on a part-time contract in 2008 before being made permanent in 2011. In that time I have overseen the complete Implementation of all our web and online e learning systems coupled with my role as Multimedia & Web Development Coordinator. I was responsible for the evaluation of the digital media production programme (QQI level 6) which was deployed nationwide in September 2017.

  • eLearning (MOODLE, CAMTASIA, CAPTIVATE)
  • Web Design (HTML5, CSS3, JAVASCRIPT, PHP, WORDPRESS, SQL, LARAVEL)
  • Graphic Design (ADOBE CS SUITE)

TUTOR AND GUEST LECTURER AT NUI GALWAY

COMMERCE FACULTY
MARCH 2008 - PRESENT

  • Guest Lecture.
  • Follow up lectures with demostation workshops and micro manage subject matter and learning comes.
  • Grade assignment and projects.
  • Supervise academic work by undergraduate, masters students.

FULL STACK WEB DEVELOPER

I.C.E. GROUP & PITMAN TRAINING
APRIL 2006 - September 2009

During my time at I.C.E Grop I was responsible for updating/maintaining 30+ Websites for SME’s in Galway City and County. My weekly tasks also included all company graphic design work and independent work for my boss (who was a Fianna Fáil Senator at the time). My main project there was to develop a web based recruitment information system using a mySQL Database and MS Access files for Boston Scientific Recruitment (which was handled by the company).

  • ASP, PHP, ACTIONSCRIPT
  • ADOBE CS SUITE
  • IT TRAINING

Education

ACADEMIC CAREER

MASTER DEGREE IN BUSINESS & ECOMMERCE

NUIG - BUSINESS
GRADUATED IN MAY 2007(2 YEARS)

BACHELOR DEGREE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

NUIG - SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
GRADUATED IN MAY 2005(4 YEARS)